2 Trans Swiss Trail
2 Trans Swiss Trail
2 Trans Swiss Trail
2 Trans Swiss Trail
2 Trans Swiss Trail
2 Trans Swiss Trail

Hiking

Trans Swiss Trail

Trans Swiss Trail

Porrentruy–Mendrisio

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Trans Swiss Trail

Trans Swiss Trail

The long-distance Trans Swiss Trail from Porrentruy to Mendrisio is one of the last great adventures in highly-developed Switzerland. A variety of landscapes, cultures and places of interest await along the 32 stages of the 488-km trail.
Walk, free and easy, look, marvel and wonder what surprises wait around the next corner. Pace across a square, follow a country path and branch off again somewhere. As you walk, let your spirits soar and look forward to enjoyable encounters. Get to know a variety of landscapes, cultures and places of interest. Care about nothing but the next signpost. Find all this on the Trans Swiss Trail from Porrentruy to Mendrisio.

The long-distance trail leads from the Jura through the Seeland in the Bern region and on via Emmental and Entlebuch to the Sarnersee and Vierwaldstättersee. Along famous mule trails, it reaches the highest point of the Gotthard route and leads along the Strada Alta, high above the Leventina, into southern Switzerland. The Trans Swiss Trail has 32 stages and is 488 km long. The dense public transport network makes possible short cuts and use of rail, bus or boat. Stages are easily arranged with ample hotel accommodation on offer. The hike can be made in either direction.
The long-distance Trans Swiss Trail from Porrentruy to Mendrisio is one of the last great adventures in highly-developed Switzerland. A variety of landscapes, cultures and places of interest await along the 32 stages of the 488-km trail.
Walk, free and easy, look, marvel and wonder what surprises wait around the next corner. Pace across a square, follow a country path and branch off again somewhere. As you walk, let your spirits soar and look forward to enjoyable encounters. Get to know a variety of landscapes, cultures and places of interest. Care about nothing but the next signpost. Find all this on the Trans Swiss Trail from Porrentruy to Mendrisio.

The long-distance trail leads from the Jura through the Seeland in the Bern region and on via Emmental and Entlebuch to the Sarnersee and Vierwaldstättersee. Along famous mule trails, it reaches the highest point of the Gotthard route and leads along the Strada Alta, high above the Leventina, into southern Switzerland. The Trans Swiss Trail has 32 stages and is 488 km long. The dense public transport network makes possible short cuts and use of rail, bus or boat. Stages are easily arranged with ample hotel accommodation on offer. The hike can be made in either direction.

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Accommodation

Ferme du Bonheur
Ferme du Bonheur
Porrentruy
Hotel Bellevue
Hotel Bellevue
Porrentruy
Un Ange Passe
Un Ange Passe
Porrentruy
La Couronne
La Couronne
St-Ursanne
Eco-Chalet
Eco-Chalet
St-Ursanne
Le Chandelier et Camping de St-Ursanne
Le Chandelier et Camping de St-Ursanne
St-Ursanne
Hotel et Camping de Tariche
Hotel et Camping de Tariche
St-Ursanne
Gîte Chez Toinette
Gîte Chez Toinette
Saignelégier
Chambres d’hôtes Flamboyant
Saignelégier
Auberge de Jeunesse Saignelégier
Auberge de Jeunesse Saignelégier
Saignelégier
Centre de Loisirs des Franches-Montagnes
Centre de Loisirs des Franches-Montagnes
Saignelégier
Logis des Sommêtres
Logis des Sommêtres
Le Noirmont
Ferme O’badu
Ferme O’badu
Les Breuleux
Hotel-Restaurant de la Balance
Hotel-Restaurant de la Balance
Les Breuleux
Auberge Mont-Soleil
Auberge Mont-Soleil
Mont-Soleil
Sous le Tilleul
Sous le Tilleul
St-Imier
Le Bâtiment
Le Bâtiment
Renan BE
Little Ranch
Little Ranch
La Ferrière
Hôtel Alpes et Lac
Hôtel Alpes et Lac
Neuchâtel
Beau-Rivage Hotel
Beau-Rivage Hotel
Neuchâtel
Hôtel Touring au Lac
Hôtel Touring au Lac
Neuchâtel
Hôtel des Arts
Hôtel des Arts
Neuchâtel
Best Western Premier Hotel Beaulac
Best Western Premier Hotel Beaulac
Neuchâtel
Camping de Cudrefin
Camping de Cudrefin
Cudrefin
Auberge La Sauge
Auberge La Sauge
Cudrefin
Hôtel Restaurant Cave Bel-Air
Hôtel Restaurant Cave Bel-Air
Praz (Vully)
Romantik Hôtel de l’Ours
Romantik Hôtel de l’Ours
Sugiez
Hôtel de la Gare
Hôtel de la Gare
Sugiez
Hotel Bad Murtensee
Hotel Bad Murtensee
Muntelier
Hotel Schiff am See
Hotel Schiff am See
Murten
perron13
perron13
Murten
gast & hof
gast & hof
Rosshäusern
Gasthof Bären
Gasthof Bären
Laupen BE
B+B Chez Papillon
B+B Chez Papillon
Laupen BE
Fribis Farm
Fribis Farm
Neuenegg
La Pergola Bern
La Pergola Bern
Bern
Bern Backpackers Hotel Glocke
Bern Backpackers Hotel Glocke
Bern
Hotel-Pension Marthahaus
Hotel-Pension Marthahaus
Bern
Jugendherberge Bern
Jugendherberge Bern
Bern
Hostel 77
Hostel 77
Bern
BnB Eichholz Bern
BnB Eichholz Bern
Wabern
Gumpersmühlehof
Gumpersmühlehof
Grünenmatt
Hotel Emmental
Hotel Emmental
Langnau im Emmental
Hotel Hirschen
Hotel Hirschen
Langnau im Emmental
B&B Berghaus Eggiwil, Ruth und Hans Kern
B&B Berghaus Eggiwil, Ruth und Hans Kern
Eggiwil
Meisenegg
Meisenegg
Marbach LU
Hotel Sporting
Hotel Sporting
Marbach
Gasthof zum Löwen
Gasthof zum Löwen
Schangnau
Hotel Kemmeriboden-Bad
Hotel Kemmeriboden-Bad
Schangnau
Hotel Rischli
Hotel Rischli
Sörenberg
Hotel Sörenberg
Hotel Sörenberg
Sörenberg
Fluonalp Alpkäserei und Beizli
Fluonalp Alpkäserei und Beizli
Giswil
Hotel Bahnhof
Hotel Bahnhof
Giswil
Camping International Sarnersee Giswil
Camping International Sarnersee Giswil
Giswil
Landgasthof Zollhaus
Landgasthof Zollhaus
Giswil
Seehotel Wilerbad
Seehotel Wilerbad
Wilen am Sarnersee
Hotel Kurhaus am Sarnersee
Hotel Kurhaus am Sarnersee
Wilen (Sarnen)
Verena’s Boutique Villa au Lac
Verena’s Boutique Villa au Lac
Sachseln
Camping Seefeld Park Sarnen
Camping Seefeld Park Sarnen
Sarnen
Erlebnisbauernhof Weid
Erlebnisbauernhof Weid
Kerns
Bauernhof Familie Waser
Bauernhof Familie Waser
Stans
Gasthof Schützenhaus Wil
Gasthof Schützenhaus Wil
Oberdorf/Stans
TCS Camping Buochs Vierwaldstättersee
TCS Camping Buochs Vierwaldstättersee
Buochs
Hotel Nidwaldnerhof
Hotel Nidwaldnerhof
Beckenried
Hotel-Restaurant Rössli
Hotel-Restaurant Rössli
Beckenried
Seeblick Höhenhotel
Seeblick Höhenhotel
Emmetten
Jugendherberge Seelisberg
Jugendherberge Seelisberg
Seelisberg
Wissig-Hof
Wissig-Hof
Seelisberg
Hotel Zum Schwarzen Löwen
Hotel Zum Schwarzen Löwen
Altdorf UR
Berggasthaus Brüsti
Berggasthaus Brüsti
Attinghausen
Hotel Stern und Post
Hotel Stern und Post
Amsteg
Hotel 3 Könige & Post
Hotel 3 Könige & Post
Andermatt
The River House
The River House
Andermatt
Pension zum Turm, Urner Ski- und Wanderheim
Pension zum Turm, Urner Ski- und Wanderheim
Hospental
Hotel Forni
Hotel Forni
Airolo
B&B Motta
B&B Motta
Airolo
B&B Gottardo
B&B Gottardo
Airolo
Motel Gottardo Sud
Motel Gottardo Sud
Piotta
Capanna Föisc
Capanna Föisc
Quinto
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Rifugio Lago Ritom – Berghaus
Piora (Ritom)
Capanna Prodör
Capanna Prodör
Faido
Ostello Capuccini Faido
Ostello Capuccini Faido
Faido
Hotel Defanti
Hotel Defanti
Lavorgo
Hotel Ristorante Pizzeria Elvezia
Hotel Ristorante Pizzeria Elvezia
Lavorgo
Osteria Anzonico
Osteria Anzonico
Anzonico
Casa bnb Ticinetto
Casa bnb Ticinetto
Gironico
Agriturismo - B&B Bertazzi
Agriturismo - B&B Bertazzi
Cavagnago
Capanna Pian d’Alpe
Capanna Pian d’Alpe
Biasca
Albergo al Giardinetto
Albergo al Giardinetto
Biasca
Ostello Cresciano
Ostello Cresciano
Cresciano
Camping Bellinzona
Camping Bellinzona
Bellinzona
Ostello per la Gioventù Bellinzona
Ostello per la Gioventù Bellinzona
Bellinzona
Hotel Internazionale
Hotel Internazionale
Bellinzona
Hotel Unione
Hotel Unione
Bellinzona
Hotel Bellinzona Sud
Hotel Bellinzona Sud
Monte Carasso
Capanna Cremorasco
Capanna Cremorasco
Camorino
Capanna Pianturin
Capanna Pianturin
Cadenazzo
Capanna Ginestra
Capanna Ginestra
Agno
Hotel Tesserete
Hotel Tesserete
Tesserete
Hotel Vezia
Hotel Vezia
Vezia
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Bookable offers

2 Trans Swiss Trail: Porrentruy - Neuchâtel
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Porrentruy - Neuchâtel
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Gotthardpass & Strada Alta
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Gotthardpass & Strada Alta
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Emmental & Lake Lucerne
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Emmental & Lake Lucerne
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Neuenburg - Langnau im Emmental
2 Trans Swiss Trail: Neuenburg - Langnau im Emmental
Highlights of Ticino
Highlights of Ticino
Dream paths of Ticino
Dream paths of Ticino
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Places

Porrentruy
Porrentruy
St-Ursanne
St-Ursanne
Soubey
Soubey
Saignelégier
Saignelégier
Saint-Imier
Saint-Imier
Chézard-St-Martin
Chézard-St-Martin
Neuenburg/Neuchâtel
Neuenburg/Neuchâtel
Murten
Murten
Laupen
Laupen
Bern
Bern
Gümligen
Gümligen
Worb
Worb
Lützelflüh
Lützelflüh
Langnau i. E.
Langnau i. E.
Eggiwil
Eggiwil
Schangnau
Schangnau
Sörenberg
Sörenberg
Giswil
Giswil
Sachseln
Sachseln
Flüeli-Ranft
Flüeli-Ranft
Stans
Stans
Buochs
Buochs
Beckenried - Klewenalp
Beckenried - Klewenalp
Emmetten
Emmetten
Seelisberg
Seelisberg
Flüelen
Flüelen
Altdorf
Altdorf
Erstfeld
Erstfeld
Amsteg
Amsteg
Wassen
Wassen
Göschenen
Göschenen
Andermatt
Andermatt
Gotthardpass
Gotthardpass
Airolo
Airolo
Rodi
Rodi
Osco
Osco
Lavorgo
Lavorgo
Anzonico
Anzonico
Biasca
Biasca
Bellinzona
Bellinzona
Medeglia
Medeglia
Tesserete
Tesserete
Lugano
Lugano
Morcote
Morcote
Riva S. Vitale
Riva S. Vitale
Mendrisio
Mendrisio
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Places of interest

JURASSICA Museum
JURASSICA Museum
Saint-Ursanne on the Doubs
Saint-Ursanne on the Doubs
St-Ursanne bridge
St-Ursanne bridge
A rare cattle droving track
A rare cattle droving track
Fondation pour le Cheval
Fondation pour le Cheval
Astronomic observatory Mont- Soleil
Astronomic observatory Mont- Soleil
Espace Découverte Energie
Espace Découverte Energie
Fromagerie Tête de Moine
Fromagerie Tête de Moine
Montagne de Cérnier/Montagne de Chézard
Montagne de Cérnier/Montagne de Chézard
The nature reserve centre La Sauge
The nature reserve centre La Sauge
Mount Vully
Mount Vully
Mount Vully - Home of good food and wine
Mount Vully - Home of good food and wine
Bois Domingue - Viewpoint and exhibition
Bois Domingue - Viewpoint and exhibition
Läubliplatz in Laupen
Läubliplatz in Laupen
Laupen Castle
Laupen Castle
Swiss Bike Park Oberried
Swiss Bike Park Oberried
Pumptrack Weissenstein
Pumptrack Weissenstein
Pumptrack Viererfeld
Pumptrack Viererfeld
Federal House of Parliament
Federal House of Parliament
Rollpark Lorraine
Rollpark Lorraine
Zeitglocken Turm (Clock Tower) - Bern
Zeitglocken Turm (Clock Tower) - Bern
Münster Cathedral Bern
Münster Cathedral Bern
UNESCO World Heritage Site - Bern
UNESCO World Heritage Site - Bern
Bern – a jewel in the bend of the Aare
Bern – a jewel in the bend of the Aare
Rose Garden
Rose Garden
Zentrum Paul Klee
Zentrum Paul Klee
Pumptrack Kleine Allmend
Pumptrack Kleine Allmend
Bear Park
Bear Park
Pumptrack Wyssloch
Pumptrack Wyssloch
Bern Historical Museum
Bern Historical Museum
Gurten - Bern's home mountain
Gurten - Bern's home mountain
GurtenTrail
GurtenTrail
Rüttihubelbad Sensorium
Rüttihubelbad Sensorium
Flowtrail Marbachegg
Flowtrail Marbachegg
The «HD-Weg» near Habkern
The «HD-Weg» near Habkern
Mire landscapes Salwiden
Mire landscapes Salwiden
Mooraculum Sörenberg Entlebuch
Mooraculum Sörenberg Entlebuch
Brother Klaus Museum, Sachseln
Brother Klaus Museum, Sachseln
Burial chapel of Brother Klaus
Burial chapel of Brother Klaus
High Bridge, Kerns
High Bridge, Kerns
Medieval town of Stans
Medieval town of Stans
Nidwalden Museum
Nidwalden Museum
Wood Trail und Natural Bike Park
Wood Trail und Natural Bike Park
Treib - Seelisberg Cable Railway
Treib - Seelisberg Cable Railway
Rütli
Rütli
Sweet chestnuts on Lake Lucerne
Sweet chestnuts on Lake Lucerne
Axenstrasse (Flüelen–Sisikon–Brunnen)
Axenstrasse (Flüelen–Sisikon–Brunnen)
Bathing islands Lorelei Altdorf
Bathing islands Lorelei Altdorf
Monument of Wiliam Tell
Monument of Wiliam Tell
Pumptrack Schattdorf
Pumptrack Schattdorf
Attinghausen, Mettlen–Berg (Surenenpass)
Attinghausen, Mettlen–Berg (Surenenpass)
Waterworld Göschenen
Waterworld Göschenen
The diabolic and wild Schöllenenschlucht
The diabolic and wild Schöllenenschlucht
Monument of Suworow
Monument of Suworow
Malle-poste historique
Malle-poste historique
Gotthard Pass trade route
Gotthard Pass trade route
Tremola road (Val Tremola)
Tremola road (Val Tremola)
Cheese factory Gottardo
Cheese factory Gottardo
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Airolo, Ressiga–Madrano
Ritom funicular
Ritom funicular
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Natural trail Lago Ritom
Strada alta (Madrano–Osco)
Strada alta (Madrano–Osco)
Art and history in Giornico
Art and history in Giornico
Church SS. Pietro and Paolo
Church SS. Pietro and Paolo
Waterfall di Santa Petronilla
Waterfall di Santa Petronilla
Monastery of Santa Maria Assunta
Monastery of Santa Maria Assunta
Teatro Sociale
Teatro Sociale
The 3 Unesco castles of Bellinzona
The 3 Unesco castles of Bellinzona
Tesserete–Bigorio–Santa Maria Convento
Tesserete–Bigorio–Santa Maria Convento
Funicular Monte Brè
Funicular Monte Brè
San Salvatore
San Salvatore
The San Grato Botanical Park
The San Grato Botanical Park
Historic trail on Monte San Giorgio
Historic trail on Monte San Giorgio
Battistero Riva San Vitale
Battistero Riva San Vitale
Saurians on Mount San Giorgio
Saurians on Mount San Giorgio
Museo dei Fossili
Museo dei Fossili
Pumptrack Mendrisio
Pumptrack Mendrisio
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Swimming

Erguël outdoor swimming pool in Saint Imier
Erguël outdoor swimming pool in Saint Imier
Swimming pools Nid-du-Crô in Neuchâtel
Swimming pools Nid-du-Crô in Neuchâtel
Swimming bath Les Trois Lacs camp site Sugiez
Swimming bath Les Trois Lacs camp site Sugiez
Bathing complex Sachseln
Bathing complex Sachseln
Seefeld waterpark Sarnen
Seefeld waterpark Sarnen
Lido Seelisberg
Lido Seelisberg
Bathing islands Lorelei Altdorf
Bathing islands Lorelei Altdorf
Flüelen lido
Flüelen lido
Swimming baths Altdorf
Swimming baths Altdorf
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Signalization

Signalization
For hiking, follow the logo indicated on the yellow signposts. Take a printout of our web map on your hike for safety's sake.
Signalization